Living Wage Calculation for Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH

The living wage shown is the hourly rate that an individual must earn to support their family, if they are the sole provider and are working full-time (2080 hours per year). All values are per adult in a family unless otherwise noted. The state minimum wage is the same for all individuals, regardless of how many dependents they may have. The poverty rate is typically quoted as gross annual income. We have converted it to an hourly wage for the sake of comparison.

For further detail, please reference the technical documentation here.

Hourly Wages 1 Adult 1 Adult 1 Child 1 Adult 2 Children 1 Adult 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Adults (1 Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working Part Time) 1 Child* 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Living Wage $10.55 $22.12 $26.42 $32.64 $17.28 $20.46 $23.04 $25.27 $23.77 $8.45 $12.22 $14.56 $16.73
Poverty Wage $5.84 $7.91 $9.99 $12.07 $7.91 $9.99 $12.07 $14.14 $3.96 $5.00 $6.03 $7.07
Minimum Wage $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30 $8.30

*Documentation for families with an adult working part-time is available separately, here.

Typical Expenses

These figures show the individual expenses that went into the living wage estimate. Their values vary by family size, composition, and the current location.

Annual Expenses 1 Adult 1 Adult 1 Child 1 Adult 2 Children 1 Adult 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Adults (1 Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working Part Time) 1 Child* 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Food $3,058 $4,508 $6,786 $9,001 $5,607 $6,979 $9,012 $10,972 $5,607 $6,979 $9,012 $10,972
Child Care $0 $7,037 $10,749 $14,461 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,037 $10,749 $14,461
Medical $2,332 $6,081 $5,737 $5,819 $5,182 $5,737 $5,819 $5,539 $5,182 $5,737 $5,819 $5,539
Housing $5,954 $8,405 $8,405 $10,915 $6,653 $8,405 $8,405 $10,915 $5,954 $8,405 $8,405 $10,915
Transportation $4,866 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $11,925 $8,867 $10,426 $12,063 $11,925
Other $2,785 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $5,729 $4,633 $5,030 $5,855 $5,729
Required annual income after taxes $18,996 $39,530 $47,134 $58,114 $30,941 $36,577 $41,153 $45,080 $30,243 $43,614 $51,902 $59,541
Annual taxes $2,952 $6,487 $7,828 $9,785 $5,003 $5,978 $6,773 $7,485 $4,906 $7,207 $8,670 $10,037
Required annual income before taxes $21,947 $46,016 $54,962 $67,899 $35,944 $42,555 $47,926 $52,565 $49,441 $35,148 $50,821 $60,572 $69,578

Typical Annual Salaries

These are the typical annual salaries for various professions in this location.

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $82,009
Business & Financial Operations $56,826
Computer & Mathematical $61,918
Architecture & Engineering $70,477
Life, Physical, & Social Science $61,558
Community & Social Service $37,384
Legal $63,966
Education, Training, & Library $53,462
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $29,874
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $55,386
Healthcare Support $25,286
Protective Service $42,527
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,813
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $24,267
Personal Care & Service $21,973
Sales & Related $23,609
Office & Administrative Support $31,345
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $29,586
Construction & Extraction $49,142
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $42,074
Production $37,672
Transportation & Material Moving $32,291